SET Max, a Sony owned TV channel, is the official broadcaster for Indian Premier League 2012 and they’ll telecast live all the IPL cricket matches. Indian Premier League Season 5 will feature 74 matches that will be played between 10 teams over a period of 51 days across India.

How to Watch IPL 2012 Cricket Online Live

If you don’t have cable TV or are looking to watch the IPL cricket matches on your computer via streaming Internet video, here’s something for you.

The Times Internet (or IndiaTimes) is the official broadcaster of IPL 2012 for mobile, radio and the Internet. The Times has created a microsite at ipl.indiatimes.com where all the IPL cricket matches will be streamed live.

IndiaTimes has also partnered with Google for the IPL 2012 broadcast and all matches will be streamed live on YouTube as well at youtube.com/indiatimes. This is only a wrapper site and the live video source is the same as indiatimes.com.

IndiaTimes is using Akamai CDN for live streaming so it might help if you point your DNS Servers to that of your own ISP instead of OpenDNS or Google DNS.

If you are outside India, you should still be able to watch every Indian Premier League match though the broadcaster could be different. For instance, Ten Networks will provide live coverage for IPL in Australia, Rogers Sportsnet in Canada, ITV4 in the UK, ADD if you are in the Middle East, Geo Super in Pakistan and so on.

IPL Matches Live
Watch IPL matches live on your computer

Internet users in the UK will be able to watch the matches live through itv.com. Finally if you would like to watch the IPL matches live on your mobile phone in the U.S., Willow TV is another option. They can stream on nearly every mobile phone and also support set top boxes like the Roku, Google TV, Boxee, etc.

You may refer to Wikipedia for a complete list of TV channels that secured the broadcasting rights of the Indian Premier League 2011 in your country.

The official teams for IPL include Mumbai Indians, Bangalore Royal Challengers, Deccan Chargers, Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals, Pune Warriors India and Kochi Tuskers Kerala.